As corporate education has made the 10-hour work day the gold standard for the segregated K-8 test camps that behaviorally neuter poor children, a different kind of high school is being promoted that will loose the “career ready” as soon as they can pass the tests required to set them upon a career at WalMart. […]
The following is an excerpt from Kris Nielsen’s new book release, Children of the Core. The hashtag in the title is a very popular one used on Twitter. Go check it out sometime. High schools that have fully implemented the Common Core Network are probably the worst possible institutions for adolescent minds in this era […]
Just a quick one, after reading what kids can do when they are given the time, the support, and the encouragement they crave to learn the things that interested. I want to play a quick round of “Would You Rather?” Would you rather see American children follow through on curiosities and interests, like Jack Andraka, […]
I would have to guess a turnout of roughly 100 people at my campus screening of the film. We had a lively discussion afterwards, paneled by two local high school teachers and one administrator who are experimenting with no homework policies. A cohort of graduate student music educators were in attendance who were all fired […]
Talk about being brainwashing, I mean some really crazy stuff. You see that picture, this is the data room. “I’m data crazy,” admits Brandi Brevard, the improvement coordinator at Sharpstown and the mastermind behind the room. “You can never have too much information.” Yeah, you should be really proud of yourself. Bravo.